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Nashville Sounds suffer 4-1 loss at Oklahoma City Dodgers

 

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Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds (36-38) matched the Oklahoma City Dodgers with six hits Saturday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, but failed to convert chances as the home team took the victory, 4-1.

Sounds centerfielder Jaff Decker, 2-for-4, provided the team’s lone run in the game with a solo home run in the fifth off Oklahoma City starter Wilmer Font (6-4).

Opposite Font was right-handed pitcher Ben Bracewell (0-1) manning the bump for Nashville in his Triple-A debut. The 26-year-old used 74 pitches to collect four strikeouts over four innings and walk three.

Nashville Sounds’ Jaff Decker Goes Deep, 2-for-4; Ben Bracewell Debuts. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Jaff Decker Goes Deep, 2-for-4; Ben Bracewell Debuts. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall to Oklahoma City Dodgers, 4-3

 

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Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds finished on the wrong side of a 4-2 contest Friday night against the Oklahoma City Dodgers at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

The loss drops the Sounds’ record to 36-37, below .500 for the first time since May 20th when they were 19-20 after a loss to Sacramento.

Following Ryan Lavarnway’s sacrifice fly in the eighth, the Sounds loaded the bases with two outs; but the team’s final rally ended on a strikeout to outfielder Kenny Wilson.

Nashville Sounds’ Last Rally In The Eighth Comes Up Short Against Dodgers. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Last Rally In The Eighth Comes Up Short Against Dodgers. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds drop Iowa Cubs, 7-1

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds salvaged a series split with the Iowa Cubs by taking Friday night’s contest 7-1 in front of 11,552 fans at First Tennessee Park. It was the third largest crowd in stadium history. Nashville jumped out to a 6-0 lead through two innings and the bullpen held on the rest of the way to close out the series.

The Sounds got off to a hot start in the opening frame by putting up a three-spot on the scoreboard. Franklin Barreto opened up the frame inning with a trickler back up the middle. He came around to score the opening run of the ball game on a sacrifice fly from Renato Nunez. Mark Canha continued the scoring in the opening frame by ripping a two-run single into center field to give Nashville starter, Felix Doubront a three-run cushion.

Nashville Sounds' BruceMaxwell Homers, Bullpen Solid in Victory. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ BruceMaxwell Homers, Bullpen Solid in Victory. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds drop 4-2 game to Iowa Cubs

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – It was a sloppy Thursday night in Nashville between the Sounds and the Iowa Cubs in front of 10,469 fans at First Tennessee Park. A total of six runs scored but just two were earned in Iowa’s 4-2 victory.

The first two batters of the ball game reached on base hits for the Sounds. Franklin Barreto came around to open the scoring on a sacrifice fly from Matt Olson.

Nashville starter, Paul Blackburn was superb through the first five innings but things unraveled for him in the sixth. Stephen Bruno reached on an error by the shortstop Franklin Barreto. Blackburn then issued back-to-back free passes to load the bases for Jacob Hannemann who promptly singled home the game-tying run. The Sounds hurler recorded outs on the next two hitters but yielded a two-run double to Victor Caratini to surrender the lead to the I-Cubs.

Nashville Sounds' Franklin Barreto Records Another Multi-Hit Game. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Franklin Barreto Records Another Multi-Hit Game. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds get commanding 6-1 Win over Iowa Cubs

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds got timely hitting and solid pitching in a 6-1 win over the Iowa Cubs in front of 5,930 fans at First Tennessee Park Wednesday night.

Matt Olson and Mark Canha crushed home runs and Corey Walter turned in a quality start to help the Sounds (33-30) even the four-game series at one game each.

Nashville used small ball to manufacture the first two runs of the game in the second. Canha walked to start the inning and sprinted to third on a base hit by Joey Wendle. Moments later, Wendle swiped second before Ryan Lavarnway plated Canha with a sacrifice fly.

Wendle was at it again when he stole third base without a throw. He raced home when Matt McBride lifted a sacrifice fly to right field to give Nashville a 2-0 advantage.

Sounds' Corey Walter Tosses Six Solid Innings as Nashville Evens Series. (Nashville Sounds)

Sounds’ Corey Walter Tosses Six Solid Innings as Nashville Evens Series. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall in extra innings to Memphis Redbirds, 10-9

 

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Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Memphis Redbirds scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the 12th inning and outlasted the Nashville Sounds, 10-9, Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park. Sunday’s win secured the series for Memphis, and gave them a five-game lead over Nashville in the American Southern Division standings.

Breyvic Valera was the hero when his base hit up the middle scored Wilfredo Tovar with the winning run with just one out in the 12th inning.

The knock came just moments after the Sounds (32-29) took a 9-8 lead on Matt Chapman’s 16th home run of the season – a solo shot in the top of the 12th that broke the tie. Chapman’s blast extended his hitting streak to a career-long 10 games.

Nashville Sounds Blows Multiple Late Leads to Close the Road Trip. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Blows Multiple Late Leads to Close the Road Trip. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds get 6-3 win at Memphis Redbirds

 

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Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds rallied behind a big two-run double from Renato Nuñez in the top of the eighth inning en route to a 6-3 win over the Memphis Redbirds at AutoZone Park Saturday night.

After trailing multiple times throughout the night, Nuñez stepped to the plate with the bases loaded in the eighth and drilled a ball off the wall to plate a pair of runs to put the Sounds (32-28) ahead for good.

The double was the second of the night for Nunez who is hitting .405 (17-for-42) over his last 12 games.

Young left-hander Dalton Sawyer was pressed into action for Nashville and made a spot start after being transferred from Single-A Beloit earlier in the day. The southpaw allowed a two-run double to Carson Kelly in the first inning but settled in nicely and delivered a quality start.

Nashville Sounds' Renato Nuñez hits Clutch Double in the Eighth that proves to be the Difference. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Renato Nuñez hits Clutch Double in the Eighth that proves to be the Difference. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall to El Paso Chihuahuas, 5-4

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Another late comeback attempt fell short for the Nashville Sounds in a 5-4 loss to the El Paso Chihuahuas in front of 5,943 fans at First Tennessee Park Monday night.

Renato Nuñez belted a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to pull the Sounds within a run, but that’s where the game ended up.

Nashville put three runners on after the home run but failed to score. Matt Chapman singled but was caught stealing moments later. After two more reached safely, Ryan LaMarre struck out to end the threat.

Nashville Sounds loses 5-4 to El Paso Chihuahuas Monday night at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds loses 5-4 to El Paso Chihuahuas Monday night at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds late rally falls short against El Paso Chihuahuas

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – A ninth inning rally fell short in the Nashville Sounds’ 3-2 loss to the El Paso Chihuahuas in front of 8,773 fans at First Tennessee Park Sunday afternoon.

Trailing 3-1 entering the bottom of the ninth, Matt Olson sparked a rally with a sharp single to right-center. After Phil Maton struck out Renato Nuñez for the first out, Matt Chapman lined a double to the gap in left-center to score Olson and make it 3-2.

A fly out to right field by Jaycob Brugman put Chapman on third, but Matt McBride struck out to end the game.

Chihuahuas Even Four-Game Series with Sounds at One Game Each. (Nashville Sounds)

Chihuahuas Even Four-Game Series with Sounds at One Game Each. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds rallies in eight to beat El Paso Chihuahuas, 7-3

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds overcame a three-run deficit Saturday night to defeat the El Paso Chihuahuas 7-3 in front of a sellout crowd at First Tennessee Park. 10,193 fans witnessed the Ryan Lavarnway rip a bases clearing double in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Sounds a lead they would not relinquish.

The eighth inning rally for the Sounds (13-13) began when Matt Olson reached on a strikeout wild pitch with two outs. Matt Chapman and Jaycob Brugman then each drew walks to set up Lavarnway to be the hero.

Nashville Sounds Erase Three-Run Deficit to Top El Paso Chihuahuas. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Erase Three-Run Deficit to Top El Paso Chihuahuas. (Nashville Sounds)

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